Asteroid mining

July 27, 2013

NASA Gets 402 Ideas for Dealing With Asteroids

NASA received 402 ideas for finding asteroids that may be on a collision course with Earth and for relocating a small asteroid into an orbit around […]
March 29, 2013

NASA said to request $100 million for plan to capture near-Earth asteroid

NASA is taking a plan to send an unmanned spacecraft to capture an asteroid and bring it into orbit around the Moon seriously. Aviation Week reports that NASA’s budget […]
January 26, 2013

Investors shrug at pie in the sky plans to mine asteroids, moon

A slew of space entrepreneurs are trying to convince investors that there’s gold — and platinum and other precious minerals — inside asteroids, just waiting to […]